Was it Colonel Mustard in the conservatory with the candlestick? You'll need the right evidence to accuse these five stars of sharing their names with characters from the classic board game Clue.



Eve Plumb

publication date: Friday, July 15, 2011

category: Television

clue: taught a thing or two to her older sister, younger sister, and three step-brothers

explanation: Plumb played middle daughter Marcia Brady on The Brady Bunch. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, and Steve Dunn


Molly Peacock

publication date: Thursday, July 14, 2011

category: Literature

clue: private poet

explanation: Peacock was a poet and author of the non-fiction book Private I: Privacy in a Public World. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, and Steve Dunn


Al Green

publication date: Wednesday, July 13, 2011

category: Music

clue: you oughta be with him, 'cause he's still in love with you

explanation: Two of Green's biggest hits were "You Oughta Be with Me" and "I'm Still in Love with You." more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, and Scott Horowitz

trivia: One player guessed Cee Lo Green. Scott wished he'd thought of that as the "Mister Green" goo instead.


Meg White

publication date: Tuesday, July 12, 2011

category: Music

clue: this former Mrs. is now a drummer of a different stripe

explanation: White was formerly in the band The White Stripes with her ex-husband Jack White. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Scott Horowitz, and Elaine Beckland


Scarlett Johansson

publication date: Monday, July 11, 2011

category: Movies

clue: this Avenger is once again Miss

explanation: Johansson was scheduled to play the Black Widow in the upcoming film The Avengers. She divorced actor Ryan Reynolds shortly before this goo was published. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Scott Horowitz, and Elaine Beckland


Other Themes in Summer 2011

Mystery Men

Anonymity is rare in modern life, but these five "celebrities" managed to become famous without their identities being discovered until later, if at all. Can you name these nameless ones? Go »

City Girls

These five women all share their first names with modern metropolises from around the world. Get your passport ready for a miniature Goo World Tour. Go »

Children of the Eighties

The 1980s were a booming time for child stars in television and movies, as Hollywood focused on family entertainment. Can you name these five actors who became famous playing kids in that decade? Go »

Hog Wild

The goo game becomes a pig sty this week, as these five celebrities known for their porcine names line up to be counted. This little piggy went to Hollywood... Go »

Born on the 4th of July

These five famous Americans, representing five corners of the nation, all share the most patriotic of birthdays, and give the goo game some added fireworks this week. Go »

Tennis Club

Grab your racquet and hit the court! The more you know the sport of tennis, the better you'll be able to name these five major players. Lob your guesses over the net, and good luck. Go »

Poe-pourri

Once upon a midnight dreary, after you ponder weak and weary, the answers to these five goos inspired by the most famous works of Edgar Allan Poe will be revealed. 'Tis that the answer, tapping at your chamber door? Go »

Five Guys

Unrelated to the founders of the Five Guys burger franchise, these other five "guys" all have the most generic of masculine names. If you can recognize all five, treat yourself to a cheeseburger. Go »

South of the Border

¡Arriba! The final theme of the summer heads down to Mexico for five celebrities who hail from our neighbor to the south. ¡Buena suerte! Go »

Summer 2011 Tournament

There can be only one! Many players have entered the tournament, but they'll be paired off in brackets until only one remains in the end to win the season. These goos are a little harder than usual, but they're still playable by all. Go »

Summer 2011 Bonus Goos

Until the Fall 2011 season begins, enjoy this assortment of goos too offbeat to include in one of the themes from the regular season. The winner is already decided, so these goos are just for fun. Go »